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Can't Stop The Pop

Dec 1, 2023

It's Morphin' Time! This week, Matty and Craig are teleporting back to the mid-'90s when Zordon recruited a team of teenagers with attitude to battle the evil space witch, Rita Repulsa. 

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was everywhere, and never one to miss out on a merchandising opportunity, Simon Cowell concocted...

Nov 24, 2023

Matty and Craig are getting all tangled up this week as they talk about the 'Sexy! No No No...', the lead single from Girls Aloud's fourth studio album. 

There's no disagreement that this is another slice of quality left-field pop music. But was it a bit too avant-garde to capitalise on the success of the group's first...

Nov 17, 2023

Things get a bit more serious this week as Matty and Craig take a look back at Hear'Say's fourth (and final) single: Lovin' Is Easy

Released at a time when it seemed almost everyone wanted to see the group fail, there is a lot to unpack here as the original Popstars implode...with an unnecessary dance break. 


Nov 10, 2023

In this episode, Matty and Craig are enthralled by one of Westlife's best songs (it's not even up for debate), which wasn't even *technically* a single in the UK: When You're Looking Like That.

There's a questionable attempt to recreate the keyboard riffs from the track, bemusement at the use of the lyric "Bambi eyes"...

Nov 3, 2023

In this week’s episode, Matty and Craig are shooting from the hip. But can Craig convince Matty that I Won't Change You – a song Sophie Ellis-Bextor herself has all but disowned – really isn't that bad? 

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